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Julia-Anna Searson

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Julia-Anna is a Riverhead native and a recent graduate of Stony Brook University, with a degree in Biology and minor in Anthropology.

Learn how to put the federal opportunity zones program to work for you

by Dec 2, 2019
Downtown Riverhead is one of two federally designated opportunity zones in the Town of Riverhead. The other is in Calverton, including the Calverton Enterprise Park. The zones allow investors to defer or altogether avoid capital gains taxes, providing an incentive to invest in designated areas.

Wading River FD aims to fill a big yellow school bus with food — Stuff-A-Bus food drive is on

by Nov 26, 2019
Wading River Fire Department vols are conducting their annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive between Thanksgiving and New Year’s to help restock empty shelves at local food pantries for the winter. They will make the rounds with Santa Claus Dec. 8 to visit children and collect nonperishable food items to help stuff the school bus that’s parked outside headquarters, where they will also accept donations.

St. John Paul II school hosts Thanksgiving feast

by Nov 26, 2019
St. John Paul II school held an early Thanksgiving feast for students and members of the community. Photo slideshow.

Music Masters Mentorship applications being accepted

by Nov 25, 2019
High school musicians are encouraged to apply to the Music Masters Mentorship Program and work under acclaimed jazz educator Dr. Thomas Manuel...

Riverhead Community Blood Drive set for Dec. 3

by Nov 25, 2019
Give the best gift this holiday season, give the gift of life by donating blood at the Riverhead Firehouse’s Blood Drive on...

North Fork Chocolate Company, losing its lease, launches Kickstarter campaign in hopes of buying its building

by Nov 22, 2019
North Fork Chocolate Company is in danger of losing their store in Aquebogue. They have until Dec. 31 to get $1.25 million to buy their building.

PSEG warns residents about scammers posing as bill collectors

by Nov 21, 2019
PSEG Long Island participated in Utility Scam Awareness Day. This day is part of a national campaign that spreads awareness and education about potential scams.

Riverhead business owner to give away 100 turkeys with trimmings Saturday

by Nov 18, 2019
LIR Clothing owner Anthony Harris will give away 100 turkeys with baskets of sides on Saturday at Tyre Lodge on Flanders Road.

Residents in need of heating assistance can apply to HEAP now

by Nov 16, 2019
Renters and homeowners who need assistance keeping their homes warm this winter can apply for help to the Home Energy Assistance Program, known as HEAP.

Holiday drive-through light show returns to Calverton’s Long Island Sports Park with new displays

by Nov 14, 2019
The Riverhead Holiday Light Show is back at the Long Island Sports Park in Calverton, featuring new displays and additions to expand on last year’s event, including a Santa’s Village at the Hotel Indigo.